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free course for budding admin workers

An intensive free training course designed to provide the skills needed to work in business administration is being offered to tenants.

County Durham Housing Group’s ‘Get Into Business Admin’ programme will help customers keen to start a career in the sector.

Running from Monday, 18 June at Auckland Youth and Community Centre in Woodhouse Close, Bishop Auckland, the course offers essential skills like understanding data protection, professional telephone manner and email etiquette.

Designed by experts from the sector and delivered by friendly and approachable trainers, sessions will focus on interpersonal skills, making a good first impression, and working effectively as part of a team. The course will run from 9.30am to 2.30pm each day.

Sean Robson, Community Training Coordinator at County Durham Housing Group, said: “This course will provide a real understanding of how businesses, big and small, work. Everyone who takes part will pick up an array of new skills that they’ll be able to put into practice in any business administration role, including computer skills, effective communication and professional etiquette.

“It’s an intensive course so that within five days, learners can improve their confidence and pick up the key things they’ll need when applying for a job or attending an interview.”

The course is free and open to all County Durham Housing Group tenants. More information on the course, and details of how to enrol, is available from Sean Robson at County Durham Housing Group on 0191 349 7753 or

Pictured right: Sean Robson from County Durham Housing Group.